University of Maiduguri gets new Vice Chancellor

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Prof. Aliyu Shugaba

Professor Aliyu Shugaba has emerged as the new Vice Chancellor of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID).

Shugaba was before his appointment, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Admin).

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Professor Aliyu Shugaba

He will take over from Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi whose tenure expires on June 3, 2019.

In a chat with newsmen on Friday, Pro-chancellor and Chairman of the Council, Professor Biodun Adesanya, said Professor Shugaba emerged after scoring 83.8 per cent, the highest of 14 candidates interviewed.

The Pro-Chancellor said Shugaba’s appointment as the new VC was in accordance with Sub-Section 3 (c) of the universities (miscellaneous provisions) (Amendment) Act 2012.